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St. Petersburg College Mission, Vision and Values

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  • Value Statements

    Student Focus

    We believe students are the heart of SPC! All SPC resources, decisions, and efforts are aligned to transform students’ lives to empower them to finish what they start!

    Academic Excellence

    We promote academic excellence through interactive, innovative, and inquiry-centered teaching and learning.

    Outstanding Service

    We commit to a culture where excellent service is expected and delivered by all SPC employees.


    We foster a learning community in which the values, goals, and learning styles of all students and members of the college community are recognized and supported.


    We are dedicated to the highest standards of ethics and integrity while promoting a culture of stewardship.

    Culture of Inquiry

    We encourage a data-driven environment that allows for open, honest dialogue about who we are, what we do, and how we continue to improve student success.


    We nurture relationships within the college and community that allow us to grow our knowledge, expand our reach, and strengthen our impact on those we serve.


    We embrace openness in communication by providing access to college processes and procedures, expenditures, institutional effectiveness, and student success rates.

    Leadership and Empowerment

    We are committed to the authority to lead and the creativity to inspire by providing accessible learning opportunities responsive to a range of community needs.

    Global Citizenship

    We broaden perspectives and promote the principles of civil discourse and ethical responsibility in social, cultural, and environmental matters both locally and abroad.


    We actively seek and create new tools and techniques that facilitate and encourage cutting edge innovation in student education and services.

    Mutual Respect

    We make a commitment to treat all members of SPC and our communities with mutual respect and empathy.

    Professional Development

    We commit to providing all SPC employees ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth.